Hundreds of music fans packed Bents Park in South Shields for SoundWaves 2014. All Saints, Gabrielle, Texas and Lulu James performed for the screaming crowd last night (August 23). Backstage, the acts told Rachel Sweeney how excited they were to be in the North East.
Texas are just back from New York and will be releasing new music very son to mark the band's 25th anniversary. New tour dates will also be released so there's a chance they'll be back in the region soon.
Also touring is Gabrielle. She has been in the music industry over 20 years and has produced 10 top 10 singles, including number one hits, Rise and Out of Reach.
Gabrielle praised the North East audience.
Headlining the event were All Saints. The girl group formed in 1993 and have released hits such as Never Ever and Black Coffee.
In the crowd for All Saints was North East singer/songwriter Lulu James' - After her set, she made her way through the crowd to watch the 90s girl group.
The South Shields star is releasing her EP 'Falling' at the end of October.
Ahead of the EP release, the soul singer has been touring Europe and said she was easily the most nervous about SoundWaves. It could be because her friends and family turned out to support her.